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Joined 6 years ago from United States




I am a practical person who loves all things creative, and loves animals (aka--fur folks). I enjoy plants, wildlife, riding bikes, walking my dogs, hanging out with my cats, being outdoors and being rather lowkey. I am a vegetarian. I am a reader. I like stories, especially the stories of everyday living. I have an awesome hubby and am a mom of grown kids who are the best. I like hanging out with them too. I have had interesting jobs so far in life, such as; plant nursery and library clerk, now I am a housewife again, at least for now, tomorow is full of possiblities. One of my favorite quotes "life is a journey, not a destination".

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  • Banana Bread Pudding Loaf

    Banana Bread Pudding Loaf

    6 years ago

    This recipe was invented in my kitchen many years ago. I was going for a low fat, low sugar banana bread. My daughter suggested using yogurt in place of butter or oil, so we tried it. The bread turned out good, tasted...

  • The House is Quiet Now

    The House is Quiet Now

    5 years ago

    The house is quiet now. I’m used to it, and I like it, alot. That wasn’t the case at first. I used to think that “empty nest” was one of the hokiest phrases I had ever heard. I assumed that when the kids reached...

  • Crispy, Sweet Carrot Salad

    Crispy, Sweet Carrot Salad

    6 years ago

    CRISPY SWEET CARROT SALAD This is a twist on plain old carrot raisin salad. I was craving something different and decided to liven up one of my favorite salads with some extra ingredients. This is super...

  • Plant Propogation From Stem Cuttings

    Plant Propogation From Stem Cuttings

    12 months ago

    Plant Propagation From Stem Cuttings Simple and easy instructions Plants can be grown and propagated in several different ways. The most common methods the average home gardener uses are seeds, root division,...

  • Sunbeam


    6 years ago

    Sunbeam Cat sits in the shadows Sunlight creeps up the floor He has been watching and waiting For more. Bright white and yellow Growing larger, long and deep Just about ready ...

  • A Squirrel Named Rocky

    A Squirrel Named Rocky

    3 years ago

    This is a true story about a little gray squirrel that my daughter found in our back yard.

  • Rice Pudding with raisins

    Rice Pudding with raisins

    22 months ago

    This is my grandma's rice pudding. It is simple and delicious. Ingredients 2 cups cooked white rice 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 cup milk 4 eggs(beaten) 1/4 tsp cinnamon dash nutmeg 1 tblsp butter or...

  • Popular Pasta Salad

    Popular Pasta Salad

    6 years ago

    This pasta salad is a modification of a pasta salad that my mother used to make in the summer when it was too hot for much cooking. I took the main 3 ingrediants and made up my own version. It has been a huge favorite...

  • The loneliest One

    The loneliest One

    6 years ago

    a poem expressing the sadness of a friends recent death.

  • The Road To New Years

    The Road To New Years

    12 months ago

    A short story about two friends, and a most unusual New Years Eve.

  • Corn Casserole

    Corn Casserole

    6 years ago

    A long time ago my great grandma made this corn casserole for one of our family dinners and it has been a family favorite ever since. We don't know where grandma got the recipe or if she made it up herself, all we know...

  • Vegetarian Bean Burgers

    Vegetarian Bean Burgers

    12 months ago

    This is a recipe for basic bean burgers that I have been making for many years. It is a good recipe and can be modified and experimented with for different flavors and textures. It is easy on the budget and my own kids...

  • Gardening In Containers, New Life For An Old Kiddie Pool

    Gardening In Containers, New Life For An Old Kiddie Pool

    6 years ago

    Fall garden in the recyled kiddie pool. Sugar snap peas, lettuce, greens and (hopefully) some spinach. Next to the pool are some other containers that work well, a large paint bucket, and assorted tubs collected over...

  • A Mistaken Identity

    A Mistaken Identity

    4 years ago

    Millie LeFleur lived with her husband Bert, their two year old daughter Becky, and their orange and white tabby cat, whose name was Arthur O'Reilly. Millie named him Arthur O'Reilly because she thought he looked Irish,...